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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. we will check weather and traffic this morning. there is a potential for a messy commute. " the rain we had early this morning is gone. there will be more thunderstorms developing this afternoon. the rain we had an hour ago is now moving towards delaware and the beach. we take a look at the forecast. we will see scattered thunderstorms develop. it will be warmer than yesterday with a high temperature around 72 degrees. take an umbrella. seven-day forecast in a few
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minutes. >> we are waiting for the rain to dry out. we have some police activity blocking the tone at avenue. everything looking good as far as delays despite the rain. five minutes on southbound 95. 10 minutes and 95 in howard county down to 32. 95 at the for mechanic looks pretty good. we switch over to a live view of traffic on the harrisburg expressway. problem free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to you. >> we want to give you an update about breaking news. >> the sole survivor of a libyan plane crash is an 8-year-old girl. >> a plane reportedly crashed while trying to land at the
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airport in tripoli. there is no word on what caused the crash. >> police continued their investigation into the murder of a pregnant woman. >> outdated paperwork system is most likely responsible for keeping the suspect out of jail. jennifer franciotti is live at the courthouse with more details. >> that system coupled with possible human error may have led to a late arrest warrants. andrew jackson has a rap sheet of a career criminal, 13 arrests. he was considered a priority case at the department of public safety board reject in regulate with a probation agent. his last appearance was the same day his pregnant girlfriend was found dead. " he comes in, sees his agent,
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and later that afternoon is one the murder occurred. >> jackson confessed to the murder. a judge signed a warrant request the week before the murder of the warrant was never issued. the paper work took a week to travel. it sat in the wrong mailbox until four days after the murder. >> it outstrips our business practice. we're talking to the courts about which way we can do this better. >> administrators are working to a electronic case management system. a law professor calls this a daunting task. he believes offenders like jackson sometimes fall through the cracks. >> they have incredibly large
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file lists that in order to go and hand carry this to get a warrant, there is something else they are not doing. they put out the fires in the order in which they are burning. the system has no sanctions. it takes them forever to get to you. >> anne arundel county is doing a test in automated case systems in 2012. >> cleanup crews are hoping for a second containment dome at the oil leak. it will not be put over the well until everything is configured correctly. meanwhile, is in the direct line of fire. >> president obama will meet with hamid karzai at the white house this morning. both leaders are trying to agree
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to move forward in afghanistan while patching up a rocky relationship. kate amara has details from our washington bureau. >> the dynamics of the relationship has been strained lately. a true working partnership is the only way to succeed. afghanistan and the u.s. working on their relationship this week. >> it is a tremendous honor for me and my delegation to be your guest in washington. '>> today is it is president obama's de to host hamid karzai at the white house. >> will monitor the progress that has been made -- we will monitor the progress that has been made since the number of
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forces has been increased. >> laid the groundwork to start bringing american troops home. but we cannot expect the united states and afghanistan to agree on every issue. >> he is looking for long-term security promises. president karzai capitol hill this afternoon and will meet with harry reid and nancy pelosi. i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> controversy over at home dna tests. walgreen's will reportedly begin selling tickets for $20. sent a sample of saliva to the company. you pay $100 for several tests to be done. the test company said results are not intended to change
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lives but to inform people of possible risks. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you purchase an over-the- counter dna test that claims to inform you of your potential risk for certain serious diseases? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 5:37, 54 degrees. doctors have talked about the benefits of vitamin b, but you can get too much of a good thing. >> the rain is moving out but we are still looking at some
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>> welcome back.
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it is coming up on 40 minutes past 5:00 a.m. it is warmer than yesterday. things are pretty quiet. we have some rain last night. it is now heading to delaware. we should be dry for the rest of the morning commute. take an umbrella. later on today we will see some scattered showers develop. this will not be a steady rain situation. some thunderstorms are possible later today. high temperature around 72 degrees. we will take a look at the seven-day forecast and see what is on tap as we head into preakness weekend. for now, over to the news desk. >> a task force says it has a 70-point plan to get children fit. the task force says it is possible for childhood obesity
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to be wiped out in one generation. but everyone must be involved. changes need to be implemented everywhere. >> no one gets off the hook, from governments to schools to families sitting around their dinner tables. >> fruit, vegetables are more expensive. schools need additional funds to make those improvements. >> president obama is calling on congress to allow $1 billion for the expansion of school breakfast programs. >> a new study finds too much vitamin d can increase the risk of falls and broken bones in women. one group had large doses of vitamin d while another group
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received a placebo. researchers say smaller doses should be tested because the study called for 500,000 international unit is. the supplements sold over the counter are less than 1000. 500,000 vs 1000. >> that is extremely too much. >> 5:42. we will take a look at this year's preakness logos and meet the faces behind the design. >> here is a live look from our sky camera over the downtown area. it is a rainy morning but tony
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a nice ride out there. the roads are wet. we have a bit of a slow down as
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you approached the harrisburg expressway. nothing major on the west side. the major roadways look good. you can see the harrisburg expressway checking in at around 63 miles per hour on southbound 83. looking at a 10-minute ride to get to southbound 95 down to 32. the west side continues to run smoothly. out there. wet running without the light at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's get the latest on the buses and trains. good morning. >> looking pretty good out there on the rails. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail on-time. metro subway on time. a couple of bus diversions.
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the 33 bus between harford because of some road work. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> the weather is pretty quiet. we had some rain last night but it has moved off to the east. we will say good morning to sandra shaw who is out at pimlico this morning. good morning. >> we are here at the state's bar.es there is light drizzle this morning. to date will be a nice day. two of the horses arrived yesterday. they're trained by wayne lukas. we may get a shot of them later. it is a wet track out here.
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there are 13 horses expected to raise here, almost a full packed house. eight of them are new. they did not run at the kentucky derby. the winner of the kentucky derby, super saver, will be running the preakness at well. he will probably be the favorite. there is a big alibi breakfast tomorrow. black eyed susan dey. people searching for their hats. we have the balloon festival. i will be out there live tomorrow going up in a hot air balloon. that should be interesting. there will be four ascensions with that. they will take place thursday, friday, and on saturday. the festivities are starting to get kicked into gear.
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we're keeping an eye to see when the horses make their first appearance. let's look at hd doppler. you can see we had showers move through last night. most of the activity has moved to the east. it looks like that trend will continue. we will see some thunderstorms. it is starting out to be a quiet morning. today it will be milder. yesterday, we went back a couple of months in time. it was gross outside. much was in the 40's for of yesterday. much better for raising today. think you, sandra. -- think you, sandra. we can see rain off to our north and across new york state and parts of pennsylvania. thunderstorms firing up off to
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our west. this is part of a complex storm system. this front will be hanging around for the next several days giving us off and on chances for rain and thunderstorms. these servers winds shifted to the south. they will be hanging around. waves will travel and the front will move back and forth. it will be cooler tomorrow. on friday, we will be back into warm air. 57 in catonsville. 56 right now in rock hall. that is warmer than the temperatures were yesterday afternoon. a mixture of clouds and some thunderstorms. we could see severe thunderstorms. off and on showers and storms. high temperature around 72 degrees. mostly cloudy skies tonight.
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those temperatures will drop back into the 50's. the front moves to the south tomorrow. the temperatures will drop into the 60's. as the wave goes by, the front moves back into the other direction. we have a roller coaster ride on the seven-day forecast with the temperatures. 77 on friday. scattered showers all three days. it will move off the coast friday night and we will wind up with a decent weekend. partly cloudy skies with a high temperature around 72 on preakness saturday. >> thank you, tony. we have much more ahead. >> include a look at one of your questions to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at the winning maryland lottery numbers from last night. good luck.
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>> if you go to the preakness, chances are you have some glasses sitting in your cabinets. >> they come from a baltimore agency whose challenge is to come up with a new design each year. >> this year the one with a more contemporary feel. >> he has created many design over the past 25 years. it has been his job to come up with a new preakness logo each
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year. >> it is exciting. everyone will be looking at it on preakness day. you can see it on the infield and on shirts and glasses. >> people collect all the merchandise. that is the whole fun of the thing. >> the challenge is to keep some of the elements the same but yet unique, something his agency has great practice with. they come up with logos for colleges and universities. >> we do sports and entertainment. >> going with the desire for more modern look, jeff went with a three-horse team. correct the first horse is red for the kentucky derby. it matches the color of the
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word "prius." >> it is in image -- in matches the color of the word "preakness." >> we're focused on baltimore for one afternoon. but he went with 20 versions before he came up with this design. >> very nice. don't forget lisa robinson and debra winger. they need your help deciding which preakness hat to where this year. it is time to vote. if you like this vote, text this number. here is the next choice for lisa. here is a final choice for lisa. text the letter c. >> here are the choices for deborah. text one if you like this. here is the next choice for
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deborah. texter 2. and the final choice for the debra pretext the number 3. you cannot vote for your favorite hat on our website. we will reveal the winning hats on preakness day. >> did you vote? >> i like b and 2. >> i voted but i'm not going to say which one. i know which ones they like. >> let's move on to one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- would you purchase an over-the- counter dna test that claims to inform you of your potential risk for certain serious diseases?
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>> keep e-mail in your responses to watercooler@wbaltv.com. we will post all of them on the front page of our website. some local students are reaping the benefits of a national scholarship program. >> maryland livestock is helping to clean up the gulf of mexico oil spill. >> can launch right put food on the table? we will -- can lingerie put food on the table? we will show you. >> over to you, tony. >> things are pretty quiet right now. we do expect some thunderstorms this afternoon. >> so far your commute is looking good. the roads are still wet.
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